Android Q developer beta might launch today

Android
Q
, the next version of the mobile operating system, could
be launching its developer preview later today, thanks to
speculation over a date filter in Google’s bug tracker.

A template explaining how to file bug reports for Android Q Beta
was spotted by XDA Developers Editor-in-Chief Mishaal Rahman. 

The sample (which reportedly could be found
here
but has since been removed) seemed to be directed
at OEMs, and advises reporters to check if the issue has already
been filed by clicking a link (https://goo.gl/qL5TjA, still
working as of publication) leading to a repository – which only
lists bug tickets created on or after March 11, 2019.

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Expanding beta

This comes hot on the heels of another
revelation
that Google will add more phone companies to
the Android Q beta, as Iliyan Malchev from Google’s Project Treble
team said on the Android Developers Backstage podcast. 

Adding more phonemakers to the early testing process could help
get their devices on newer versions of Android more rapidly.
Project Treble itself is dedicated to making it easier for
manufacturers to push the latest version of Android to their
devices, so this seems like one move in the holistic effort to get
the mobile OS’ ecosystem up-to-date more rapidly and in greater
numbers.

What will come in Android Q is still a mystery, but an early dev
build acquired by XDA Developers suggests a system-wide dark more,
more refined permissions and Face ID-style logins could be coming
with the next OS version.

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Source: FS – All Tech News 2
Android Q developer beta might launch today